Rhondda Cynon Taf
Beth Wilson - www.babykind.co.uk 01443 710369, 07977151935.
Selling a selection of real nappies and accessories. Little Gems offers face to face advice and over the phone on all aspects of Real Nappies.
Unfortunately there are currently no incentive schemes operating in this area.
Real Nappy Friendly Hospitals
Royal Glamorgan hospital is an approved 'Real Nappy Friendly Hospital' you will be able to use your own real nappies during your stay there if you have already bought your nappies, if not you can view a display pack of nappies which is kept on the ward for parents to see. The pack contains 1 Swaddlebees prefold nappy, 1 Bamboo Little Lamb nappy, 1 Real Easy nappy, 1 Minky pocket nappy, 1 Nature Babies waterproof wrap, 1 washable wipe and some printed nappy and fabric guides and contact details of a local real nappy supplier.
Credit Union Schemes
Real nappies will save you money in the long run but it is money up front, a great way of avoiding this up front cost is to borrow from your local credit union. They supply low cost loans for any purpose and it’s a great way of buying all the real nappies you need without breaking the bank. Loans are repaid weekly or monthly whatever suits you best.
Dragon Savers Ltd
To be eligible to apply for a loan from the credit union you must live or work within the County Borough of Rhondda Cynon Taff. There are 2 types of loan available: the first to those who have joined the credit union and who have saved for at least 8 weeks. This is an unsecured loan. Secondly a secured loan and is available at any time, with the whole of the loan secured against savings held within the credit union.
A typical unsecured loan of £200 loan paid off over a year will cost around £4.20 a week. Life insurance is available on credit union savings and loans at no extra cost.
There are over 30 collection points in the area where you can pay your weekly or monthly payments you can also pay by standing order or have benefits paid in directly to a your account..
For more details please contact Dragon Savers Ltd, 107, Bute Street, Treorchy, CF42 6AU. 01443 777043. www.dragonsavers.org